3. Who was elected unopposed in the presidential election?
1977: After the death of President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Vice President BD Jatti usually takes over as performing President. Even so, the future elections have been to be held inside 6 months. 37 candidates submitted nominations for this election. But in scrutiny all the nominations got canceled besides just one. The only remaining nomination was that of Neelam Sanjiva Reddy. Reddy is the 1st and the only person at any time to grow to be the President unopposed.
4. Who concluded 2nd for two consecutive terms?
In the heritage of presidential elections of 65 yrs, there was one prospect who offered his candidacy continually from 1952 to 1967. Even two times – in 1957 and 1962, this applicant arrived second. But in no way became president. The applicant was Chaudhary Hariram, who belonged to the family members of Sir Chhotu Ram, a groundbreaking of the British Raj. When it was determined in 1952 that Rajendra Prasad would develop into the President unopposed, Chaudhary Hariram challenged him. Just after this, in 1957, he contested the two the Lok Sabha and the Presidential elections and dropped in equally. In 1962 he challenged Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and came 2nd. He obtained the best ever 6341 votes. Having said that, his previous election was the 1967 presidential election. He did not get a solitary vote in this.